Spring Creek 2012: Practice Report

Photos by Steve Emter

Timed qualifying has wrapped up here in Millville, Minnesota, with Ryan Dungey and Ken Roczen topping the charts. Storms hit the area over the past few days and last night as well, which has rutted the sandy soil and spiked the humidity.


In his first visit to Spring Creek, Ken Roczen took the top spot in the 250 class with a 2:08.150, besting teammate Ryan Dungey for fastest lap of the morning honors. Eli Tomac was just slightly off Roczen’s pace, as his quickest lap on the circuit clocked in at 2:08.345. After notching the quickest time in session one, Marvin Musquin ended up third overall.

 250 Timed Qualifying Results

1. Ken Roczen 2:08.150

2. Eli Tomac 2:08.345

3. Marvin Musquin 2:09.027

4. Jason Anderson 2:09.173

5. Justin Barcia 2:09.268



Ryan Dungey continued his domination over Spring Creek, as he again posted the fastest laps in the 450 class. His times were over a half a second a lap faster than second place qualifier Mike Alessi, as the two were the only riders in the class to dip below the 2:09 range. Jimmy Albertson finished of the top three with a 2:09.606 over Justin Brayton and Broc Tickle.

 450 Timed Qualifying Results

1. Ryan Dungey 2:08.293

2. Mike Alessi 2:08.942

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3. Jimmy Albertson 2:09.606

4. Justin Brayton 2:09.728

5. Broc Tickle 2:09.820